The secret of happiness, you see, is not found in seeking more, but in developing the capacity to enjoy less.— Socrates
Surprising Found Happiness quotations
Don't promise when you're happy. Don't reply when you're angry and don't decide when you're sad.
To be kind to all, to like many and love a few, to be needed and wanted by those we love, is certainly the nearest we can come to happiness.
There are only three types of people;
those who have found God and serve him; those who have not found God and seek him, and those who live not seeking, or finding him. The first are rational and happy; the second unhappy and rational, and the third foolish and unhappy.
The primary cause of unhappiness is never the situation but your thoughts about it.
In the midst of winter, I found there was, within me, an invincible summer.
And that makes me happy. For it says that no matter how hard the world pushes against me, within me, there’s something stronger – something better, pushing right back.
Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances.
Happiness can be found, even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.
Never regret anything that made you smile.
I don't know what your destiny will be, but one thing I know: the only ones among you who will be really happy are those who will have sought and found how to serve.
Finding your own style is not easy, but once found it brings complete happiness.
It gives you self-confidence, always.
I have found that the greatest degree of inner tranquility comes from the development of love and compassion. The more we care for the happiness of others, the greater is our own sense of well-being. Cultivating a close, warmhearted feeling for others automatically puts the mind at ease. It is the ultimate source of success in life.
Don't let your happiness depend on something you may lose.
Happiness is a mysterious thing, to be found somewhere between too little and too much.
Freemasonry is founded on the immutable laws of Truth and Justice and its grand object is to promote the happiness of the human race.
Plenty of people miss their share of happiness, not because they never found it, but because they didn't stop to enjoy it.
Do not set aside your happiness. Do not wait to be happy in the future. The best time to be happy is always now.
In my life I have found two things of priceless worth - learning and loving.
Nothing else - not fame, not power, not achievement for its own sake - can possible have the same lasting value. For when your life is over, if you can say 'I have learned' and 'I have loved,' you will also be able to say 'I have been happy.
Order is a lovely nymph, the child of Beauty and Wisdom;
her attendants are Comfort, Neatness, and Activity; her abode is the valley of happiness: she is always to be found when sought for, and never appears so lovely as when contrasted with her opponent, Disorder.
The process of finding happiness within one's own Self may be difficult and slow but it cannot be found anywhere else.
Life is like a piano, the white keys represent happiness and the black shows sadness, but as you go through life's journey, remember that the black keys also makes music.
Besides a happy policy as to civil government, it is necessary to institute a system of law and jurisprudence founded in justice, equity, and public right.
Love is not finding someone to live with; it's finding someone you can't live without.
One of the indictments of civilizations is that happiness and intelligence are so rarely found in the same person.
How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.
When I had nothing to lose, I had everything. When I stopped being who I am, I found myself.
The propitious smiles of Heaven, can never be expected on a nation that disregards the eternal rules of order and right, which Heaven itself has ordained...
The pursuit of happiness is a most ridiculous phrase: if you pursue happiness you'll never find it.
Never regret a day in your life: good days give happiness, bad days give experience, worst days give lessons, and best days give memories.
True happiness is found in unselfish Love, A love which increases in proportion as it is shared.
The rights essential to happiness. . . . We claim them from a higher source - from the King of kings and Lord of all the earth.
It wasn't until I started reading and found books they wouldn't let us read in school that I discovered you could be insane and happy and have a good life without being like everybody else.
Happiness is letting go of what you think your life is supposed to look like and celebrating it for everything that it is.
From the happy-go-lucky days of oil exploration and drilling, when a lot of easy sources were being found and easily managed, we're gotten ourselves into this sort of apocalyptic time. We're willing to destroy almost everything, risk almost anything, and go ahead with techniques for which we have no way of responding to the known problems.
Wherever a cat sits, there shall happiness be found.
The wiser course is to think of others when pursuing our own happiness.
Enjoy life now. This is not a rehearsal.
Today 25 million Texans can celebrate our liberty, and honor the founding generation of Texans who secured it for us. Happy Texas Independence Day, and God Bless Texas.
The cause of happiness and the solution to our problems do not lie in knowledge of material things. Happiness and suffering are states of mind, and so their main causes cannot be found outside the mind. If we want to be truly happy and free from suffering, we must learn how to control our mind.
Work and live to serve others, to leave the world a little better than you found it and garner for yourself as much peace of mind as you can. This is happiness.
I prefer to be crazy and happy rather than normal and bitter.
Neither the wisest constitution nor the wisest laws will secure the liberty and happiness of a people whose manners are universally corrupt.
There should be a sympathy with freedom, a desire to give it scope, founded not upon visionary ideas, but upon the long experience of many generations within the shores of this happy isle, that in freedom you lay the firmest foundations both of loyalty and order.
I found happiness when I realized that as imperfect as I may be, I am the perfect Nick Vujicic. I am God's creation, designed according to His plan for me. That's not to say there isn't room for improvement. I'm always trying to be better so I can better serve Him and the world!
Felicity, the companion of content, is rather found in our own breasts than in the enjoyment of external things; and I firmly believe it requires but a little philosophy to make a man happy in whatever state he is.
The meek man will attain a place of soul rest.
As he walks on in meekness he will be happy to let God defend him. The old struggle to defend himself is over. He has found the peace which meekness brings.